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  • Go Fast And Live

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 81 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    This sermon is about the practice of fasting. (The Life - part 10)

    Go Fast And Live The Life – part 10 The Practice Of Fasting QUESTION – what do you want to be when you grow up? Who do you want to do when you grow up? When Bruce Jenner grew up – he wanted to win a gold medal in the decathlon in the Olympic games. But in 1972 in the games in Munich ...read more

  • Proclaiming A Fast

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,344 views

    Explores the value and purposes of fasting privately and corporately.

    I. Fasting Defined: Refraining from eating and/or drinking. A. Three degrees or types of fasting are mentioned in Scripture. 1. Normal Fast - total abstinence from food (Matthew 4:1-2 & Luke 4:1-2). a. Matthew 4:1-2 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be ...read more

  • Revival Through Fasting

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,128 views

    3rd in a series of 4 sermons about how to start a revival in the church & community. The 4 strands of revival are: GIVING - PRAYING - FASTING - COMMUNION.

    Have you ever noticed how high on the list of priorities we put food? Some think that baseball is America’s favorite pastime, but I personally think it is eating. I could stand here and name every single fast-food place in the state of Oklahoma and I am sure that most, if not all of us, would ...read more

  • Fasting: Why Don't I Hunger More For God?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,925 views

    This message examines some of the reasons we should fast as well as a beginner’s guide to fasting.

    - Many feel that way when it comes to fasting - “I can’t go without food!” But you can and it can have tremendous spiritual benefits. BIG IDEA: “Physical hunger can bring spiritual satisfaction.” - Interest: sometimes we feel so close to God and want more and more of Him; other times we ...read more

  • Fasting For Spiritual Breakthrough

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jan 4, 2007
    based on 77 ratings
     | 13,978 views

    True fasting turns our attention off ourselves and onto God.

    Fasting For Spiritual Breakthrough Text: Matt. 6:16-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: Richard Foster writes in his book A Celebration of Discipline, “In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the Golden Arches and an assortment of Pizza Temples, fasting seems out of place, ...read more

  • The Spiritual Discipline Of Fasting Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 21, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 41,824 views

    Fasting can make us hungry for more of God

    Tilling the Soil of the Soul February 19, 2006 Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 Last week I spoke from the story of the transfiguration in Mark 9. When Jesus and the three disciples come down from the mountain, there is a crowd waiting for them. There is a little boy who has been terrorized ...read more

  • Fasting Unto The Lord!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Mar 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,905 views

    This outline deals with the subject of Fasting today. The purpose and some do and do nots are given in this sermmon. It is to draw us as a person, church and nation closer to the Lord and become aware of His Word and Love.

    FASTING UNTO THE LORD! National Day Of Fasting In 1995 U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield presented a resolution designating Monday of Thanksgiving week as "National Day of Fasting." He and Stan Mooneyham, President of World Vision International called on all Americans to ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jan 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,512 views

    One of the misunderstood topics of the Bible and one not covered so much in preaching is the subject of fasting. What is it and is it for us today?

    Fasting Griffith Baptist Church – 1/6/08 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:16-18 The Introduction My pastor and his wife were recently invited over to dinner at the house of a member of their congregation. When they arrived, dinner preparations were almost finished, and the member’s young ...read more

  • A Study Of Fasting #3

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 223 ratings
     | 3,223 views

    THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FASTING DURING PRAYER - HELPFUL GUIDELINES & HEALTH TIPS

    A. By fasting your saying, "I am serious, Lord." The Bible says to break up fallow ground. When a field isn’t plowed, a hard crust forms. Without exception, all of us get a crust on our spirit. But the promise is that when we break up that fallow ground and seek the Lord, "He comes and showers ...read more

  • A Shift In Focus! Series

    Contributed by Stan Rodda on Oct 16, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,332 views

    A look at fasting from a different angle

    A Shift in Focus! Optical illusions To see something different, change your focus Many people are focused on the temporal This earth, money, sex Instant gratification Satan even tried this on Jesus- Mt. 4:1-4 Did you catch it in v. 3? “If You are the Son of God” Are you kidding ...read more

  • To Fast Or Not To Fast Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 116 ratings
     | 11,902 views

    3 reasons not to fast and 6 reasons to fast.

    To Fast or Not to Fast, That is the Question Pastor Jim Luthy Suppose I were to make you some tea. I have hot water and a tea bag. To make the tea, I must dip the bag in the water, right? If I were to just plunge the bag in once or twice, it would not make for very good tea. If, instead, ...read more

  • Is This The Kind Of Fast?

    Contributed by Glenn Branham on May 9, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,432 views

    Fasting is a tremendous spiritual resource available to the Body of Christ.

    "Is This The Kind of Fast?" Is. 58:1-14 "Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. Declare to my people their rebellion and to the house of Jacob their sins. 2 For day after day they seek me out; they seem eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that does what ...read more

  • Not So Fast Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on May 10, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,340 views

    This message takes a look at six reasons we should fast.

    (I began by showing the video clip called “The Fast” from sermonspice.com it is a humorous look at how we should not fast) Often I think of the early Church and wish it could be like that again. They experienced the hand of God in so many incredible ways. Then I remember that this did not come ...read more

  • When You Fast... Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,752 views

    #2 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    When You Fast… (Matthew 6:16-18) I. The Wrong Way to Fast A. Fasting as a hypocrite 1. To gain a sense of God’s approval and self-approval 2. To fulfill a religious act 3. To gain religious recognition B. Fasting for recognition 1. Danger of feeling “super-spiritual” 2. Danger of ...read more

  • Should We Be Fasting Today?

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 107 ratings
     | 10,563 views

    A Biblical study on fasting. Fasting may be one of the most neglected of the spiritual disciplines...Is fasting today a law or a privilige?